About Breezy Hills

Breezy Hills Winery is a family owned and operated vineyard and winery founded in 2004 by Darrell and Roberta Morse.

ownersOur 3.5-acre vineyard, along with grapes harvested exclusively in the state of Iowa, combine to make up our award-winning wine list!

Most days, it’s quite apparent how this winery got its name. You will experience the Iowa breeze the minute you step out of your vehicle.  Seldom is there a day when it’s not breezy or downright windy at this hilltop location.

Breezy Hills is scenic and peaceful setting in the country. A place where you can relax and enjoy the wine, music, and hospitality.  The views are breathtaking and change with the seasons. The vineyard has been a desired setting for wedding and family photos, and even a few surprise wedding proposals over the years!

Inside the winery, roughly two dozen wines are fermented each year providing a variety of palate soothing choices ranging from dry reds to sweet whites, fruit wines, and even a selection of traditional method sparkling wines to choose from.  Wine samples are offered daily in our tasting room, along with varieties of appetizers. Friday-Sunday, during the colder months (December-February), warm up with delicious soups and panini sandwiches! And we saved the best for last…. Friday nights during the summer Breezy Hills is the place-to-be for amazing grilled wings (barbeque, cilantro-lime, & buffalo) and our signature homemade, wood-fired pizzas! Check out our events page for the most up-to-date music schedule and announcements!

Many people are unaware that Iowa as a whole ranked sixth in grape and wine production in the nation during the 1930’s, and the Loess Hills area of Western Iowa was perhaps the state’s premier viticulture treasure.  During the years to follow, Iowa’s grape acres were virtually eliminated by a combination of Prohibition, The Great Depression, a powerful new corn herbicide, and a destructive winter storm occurring on Armistice Day in 1940.  Since then, Iowa has come full circle from virtually no grape or wine production to boast nearly fifteen hundred acres of grapes and over one hundred wineries.  Breezy Hills Winery is proud to be a player in the resurrection of such a great industry in Iowa.

 

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Morse Family 2012